Starting pitcher Tyler Toste threw three scoreless innings for the Phillies and struck out nine in a 4-2 Phillies win Saturday over the White Sox in Northgate Little League major-division action.
Trailing 2-1 in the bottom of the fifth the Phillies came back swinging with big hits by Nolan Mix (1-2, run) and Toste (2-2, two runs). Xavier Mendez (2 for 3, RBI, run) hit a double to plate Mix with the tying run. Noah Calmes followed with a two-run double to send in the go ahead runs.
David Robertson led off the fourth for the White Sox and was hit by a pitch. Victor Flores singled and Brandon Pine drove in Robertson and Flores with a single. Phillies center fielder Seth Baker made a perfect throw to second base, cutting down Pine attempting to stretch the single to a double.
Toste led off in the bottom of the third inning with a ground-rule double. He scored two batters later on a sacrifice fly to center field by Calmes (double, three RBI) to put the Phillies ahead 1-0.
Mix closed the game on the mound for the Phillies in the sixth.
Braves 7, Dodgers 2
Tyler Looney was contributed two doubles and two RBI for the Braves. Teammate Corwin Snyder was 3 for 4 with a double and two runs.
Ryan Faias had an RBI for the Dodgers.
Braves 13, Phillies 12
The Braves put up 10 first-inning runs and the Phillies answered with six in the second.
Looney was 2 for 3 with a double and three RBI and Irwin had a double and two RBI.
Josiah Reif had a two-RBI single for the Phillies and teammate Gavin Smith had an RBI single.
A’s 14 Dodgers 0 (4)
Brayden Camara threw a four-inning no hitter with no walks and eight strikeouts and he belted a double and a triple for the A’s.
Ryan Guibor (triple) and Nick Garcia (double) both knocked in three runs for the A’s. Owen Gully, Richie Hughes, and Landon Neisius each had added single for the A’s.
Ryan West struck out two for the Dodgers.
Manteca Little League
Giants 5, A’s 4
Trailing 3-0 going into the bottom of the first, Tyler Paul Wentworth, Seth Van Dyk and Garrison Reis led off the frame for the A’s with consecutive home runs to tie the game.
The yard shot was the sixth of the year for Wentworth (2 for 3, home run, double, run). Van Dyk hit a home run, triple and a run and Reis was 1 for 1 with a home run, two walks and a run.
Van Dyk pitched five innings and struck out 13, allowing four runs, three hits and a walk. Wentworth closed out the game with a hit and two strikeouts.
Eli Terpsma hit two home runs for the Giants, going 3 for 3 with two runs and two RBI. Teammate Landon Chamberlain contributed a double and a run.
Michael George, Reece George and Eli Terpsma combined pitching duties for the Giants, striking out five, walking four with five hits.
Cubs 17, Brewers 6 (5)
Carson Smith hit his third home run of the season for the Cubs.
Smith led the Cubs attack, going 3 for 5 with three runs and a walk. John Paul Campos went 3 for 4 with two doubles, two runs and a walk and Nick Grabowski was 2 for 4 with a double, three runs and a walk.
Carson Smith pitched three innings, striking out four with three walks, two hits and a run.
John Paul Campos pitched 2/3 of an inning, giving up two runs on no hits and six walks with a strikeout. James Dennis went 1.1 inning, striking out three with three hits, three runs a walk and three strikeouts.
Micah English homered for the Brewers with one run and three RBI for the Brewers. Colton Murillo added a double and a run.
Connor Navarro, Andrew Maki, Andrew Churich and Reagan O’Hara shared the pitching duties for the Brewers.
Manteca Yankees 7,
Lathrop Yankees 2
Andrew Robison went the distance on the hill for Manteca, striking out 11 and allowing just two hits with five walks.
Blake Mejorado was 2 for 3 with two runs and an RBI for Manteca. Troy Pelicas (two walks, two runs) and Wyatt Defrenchi (RBI) each had a double for Manteca.